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Allerneuste Beschreibung der Provintz Carolina in West-Indien. : Samt einem Reise-Journal von mehr als Tausend Meilen unter allerhand indianischen Nationen. Auch einer accuraten Land-Carte und andern Kupfer-Stichen. Aus dem englischen übersetzet durch M. Vischer (1712)

Author: Lawson, John, 1674-1711; Vischer, Ludwig Friedrich, 1677-1743
Subject: Natural history; Natural history; Indians of North America; Indians of North America; Tuscarora language; Woccon language; Indian linguistics; Indian linguistics; Imprint 1712
Publisher: Hamburg : Gedruckt und verlegt, durch seel. Thomas von Wierings-Erben, bey der Börse, im güldnen A, B, C. Anno 1712. Sind auch zu Franckfurt und Leipzig, bey Zacharias Herteln zu bekommen
Language: German; Iroquoian; Siouan
Call number: b5722485
Digitizing sponsor: John Carter Brown Library
Book contributor: John Carter Brown Library
Collection: jcbgerman; jcbindigenous; JohnCarterBrownLibrary; americana
Notes: Contains foldout map in front section.

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Virgules replaces by commas in title page transcription

Translation of: A new voyage to Carolina, first printed in serialized form as part of "A new collection of voyages and travels", compiled by John Stevens from 1708-1710, and printed in cumulation in London, 1711 and issued separately in London, 1709

"Exempel eines indianischen Wörter-Buchs von III Sprachen", p. 341-348, contains numbers, general vocabulary and phrases in the German, Tuskeruro [i.e. Tuscarora, a language in the Iroquois family spoken by a tribe in New York State and Ontario], Pamticough [a language spoken by the Pamlico Indians, who lived in Virginia], and Woccon languages [as spoken by a Siouan tribe near Piedmont, North Carolina]

Signatures: )( (-)(8) (all signed leaves in gathering )( are not numbered) A-U W X-Y

Title page printed in red and black; woodcut head and tail pieces; initials

Vail, R.W.G. Old Frontier

Palmer, P.M. German works on America

Meynen, E. Pennsylvanien-Deutschen

Pilling, J.C. Proof-sheets of a bib. of the languages of the North Amer. Indians

Alden, J.E. European Americana

Brown, J.C. Cat., 1493-1800

John Carter Brown Library copy imperfect: some leaves closely cropped at foot of text block, affecting signature signings and catchwords

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